MASSIVE Crackdown! PUBG Mobile suspends over 1.2 MILLION accounts for cheating | Check all details here

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 21, 2021, 05:18 PM IST

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG mobile, which is banned in India since September 2020, is one of the most famous online battle royale game around the world. This popular game has over 600 million players worldwide. However, the PUBG Corporation is not taking things easy as far as cheaters and hackers are concerned. In fact, it is even ready to suspend millions of accounts to stop any kind of hacking or cheating in the game to ensure the rest of the community does not suffer.

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PUBG Mobile Twitter

PUBG Mobile Twitter

Recently, PUBG Mobile took to micro-blogging site Twitter and wrote: "Know the Ban, Fear the Ban.  From January 8th-14th, 1,217,342 accounts have been permanently suspended from accessing our game. The majority of causes were: Modification of Character Model, Auto-Aim Hacks and X-Ray Vision." Photo: PUBG/Twitter

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PUBG accounts banned

PUBG accounts banned

The report also revealed that 24% of the accounts had to go down for using auto-aim hacks and 24% for changing their character models. In addition, 22% were banned for using X-ray vision, 12% for speed hacks, and 7% for modifying the area damage. Photo: PUBG/Twitter

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PUBG Report

PUBG Report

While showing the report on Twitter, the PUBG Mobile also showed the ranks the hackers were in when they were banned. According to the report, 38% of the hackers were on Bronze, 11% were Gold, 9% were Platinum, 12% were Diamond, 10% were Crown, 10% were Ace, and 3% were Conquerer. Photo: PUBG/Twitter

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PUBG India

PUBG India

The Indian Government had banned PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Mobile game and 118 other Chinese apps due to the threat perception on national security. Photo: PUBG/Twitter

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PUBG Mobile India relaunch

PUBG Mobile India relaunch

After the PUBG Mobile game ban, there have been plenty of rumors about the game making a comeback and targeting a re-launch on March 2021. Photo: PUBG/Twitter

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FAU-G Game Launch

FAU-G Game Launch

Mobile India's troubles have only begun with the launch of FAU-G (Fearless and United Guards) looming on January 26. This desi app will get a head-start on PUBG Mobile, which will likely lose plenty of ground in the gaming market. Photo: PUBG/Twitter